Other Digestive Problems

Digestive problems include constipation, heartburn, reflux and upset stomach. Learn about causes, risks and treatments for these conditions.

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How to Treat Food Poisoning

If you just got home from a fantastic meal but begin to have terrible stomach cramps, you may have to treat food poisoning. Learn about how to treat food poisoning in the article below.


'Can I Eat This?' App Saves You from Montezuma's Revenge

The CDC has an app to help you make wise food choices while traveling.

The Year in Poop

If you spent the year on the International Space Station, you could drop about 180 pounds of personal payload. That's just one crazy fact we learned about No. 2 in 2015.

Can an ulcer kill you?

Living with ulcers often means passing up your favorite spicy foods. But it gets worse — ulcers can form inside your body and on your skin, leading to potentially fatal conditions.

Why do stomach bugs make you throw up?

Nobody likes to vomit. But it's one of the body's amazing functions that could prevent you from becoming even sicker.

Are stomach ulcers caused by stress?

"This job is giving me an ulcer!" No doubt we've all uttered those words in moments of frustration. But can a tough day at work or nonstop stress really cause an ulcer?

What does it mean when you’re vomiting bile?

Throwing up bile is a less-than-pleasurable experience, to put it lightly. Sometimes it feels like it may never end. Find out why it happens, what your body is trying to tell you and when you should be concerned.

Serious Causes of Diarrhea

There are some serious causes of diarrhea that can cause chronic problems. Learn about diseases and conditions that can cause diarrhea.

How to Get Rid of Gas

You can get rid of gas with simple dietary changes and mild exercise. Learn how to get rid of gas from this article.

Effects of Diarrhea on Children and the Elderly

For most people, diarrhea is nothing more than a minor inconvenience. But for the very young and the elderly, it can be life threatening, even fatal.

How to Prevent Constipation

You can prevent constipation by drinking more fluids, eating fiber and exercising. Learn how to prevent constipation from this article.